India Deputy High Commissioner  Vinod K. Jacob visited the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) yesterday at the invitation of Vice Chancellor of KDU Major General Milinda Peiris.

Jacob held cordial discussions on ongoing and potential areas of collaboration including institutional linkages of KDU with Indian think – tanks and academic institutions, student exchanges and Research and Development.

Deputy Vice Chancellor Brigadier Nanda Hathurusinghe and senior officials of KDU were also present on the occasion.

Jacob also briefly toured the Sir John Kotelawala Museum.

Vice Chancellor  Major General Milinda Peiris fondly recalled his training stints in India and highlighted that India offered the maximum number of training slots for Sri Lankan defence personnel.